American Gods by Neil Gaiman
Shadow gets released from prison early after the tragic death of his wife and best friend, and then the gets a job protecting the mysterious Mr. Wednesday.
The Lies of Locke Lamora by Scott Lynch
The Gentleman Bastards, a group of con men, take on the mysterious Gray King who is taking over the underworld.
Eragon by Christopher Paolini
A Farm boy, named Eragon, finds a mysterious stone which turns out to be a dragon egg.
The Hobbit by J.R.R Tolkien
The story follows Bilbo Baggins and his adventure to get a share of Smaug’s, a dragon, treasure.
The Iliad by Homer
The classical epic poem of the Trojan War, the hero Achilles, and the gods that caused it.
The Harry Potter Series by J.K. Rowling
The story of the “boy who lived” and his development until he faces “he who shall not be named”.
The Black Company Series by Glenn Cook
The story follows the elite mercenary group known as the Black Company, and their dealings with the Lady, the ruler of the Northern Empire.
The Eye of the World by Robert Jordan
When their village is attacked by Trollocs searching to capture them, Rand al’Thor and his two friends flee to stop the attacks.
The Drenai Series by David Gemmell
The books follow the history of the Drenai nation and its heroes throughout the ages.
The Witcher Series by Andrzej Sapkowski
The story of Geralt of Rivia, a man who uses his magic to fight monsters to make the world a little safer.
Nine Princes of Amber by Roger Zelezny
A man wakes up in New York and finds out he’s the crown prince of Amber.
The Odyssey by Homer
Another epic poem that follows where the Iliad leaves off about Odysseus’s journey back home and the troubles that meet him and his crew along the way.
The Lord of the Rings Trilogy by J.R.R Tolkien
This book series picks up where the Hobbit left off, with Frodo Baggins inheriting the One Ring, and is given the mission to destroy it in the fires of Mount Doom.
The Dark Tower Series by Stephen King
The series follows the Gunslinger, the last member of a knightly order, along his journey to the Dark Tower, a building that is said to be the nexus of all universes.
Johnathan Strange and Mr. Norrell by Susanna Clarke
In an alternate history in 19th century England where magic once was, the magic has returned with two men.
The Golden Compass by Philip Pullman
Set in a world dominated by the an oppressive theocracy, human souls exist outside of their bodies as dæmons
The Once and Future King by T.H. White
The Story of King Arthur’s early, as well as adult, life.
The Lion, the Witch, and the Wardrobe by C.S. Lewis
Four children travel to another world through a magical wardrobe.
Conan the Cimmerian by Robert E. Howard
A collection of short stories following Conan the Barbarian.
A Game of Thrones by George R.R. Martin
The book series that is the basis of the hit television show. Follow a group of characters and the three noble houses in the land of Westeros.